Senior of the week

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal

Cathleen Allison/Nevada Appeal

Joe Dietsch

Joe Dietsch is the Carson City Senior Citizens Center Senior Volunteer of the Week for April 20.

Name: Joe Dietsch

City of residence: Carson City

How long have you lived there?: 18 years

Where did you live before moving to your present home?: Downey, Calif.

How long have you been a volunteer at the present location?: 15 years

How long have you been a volunteer overall?: 15 years

Specific job duties: Anything

How much time do you volunteer per week?: 12 hours or more

Why and how did you become a volunteer?: Life's been good; I wanted to give a little back

Favorite thing about volunteering: Making people happy

Family: Wife of 56 years, Sarah

If retired, former profession: Book binding

What are your hobbies?: Singing and playing video poker

What would you tell others to encourage them to become a volunteer?: It's a rewarding experience.


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